Harrison re-elected to Farm Bureau state board

Paul Harrison of Fostoria has been elected to his fourth, three-year term on the board of trustees of Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. He represents the interests of Farm Bureau members from Hancock, Hardin, Seneca and Wyandot counties. His election took place during OFBF’s 98th annual meeting, Nov. 30-Dec. 2 in Columbus.

He is retired after 34 years of public service, first as a township trustee and then later as executive director of the Seneca Regional Planning Commission. He currently owns and operates Caples Creek Trucking and is co-owner of Caples Creek Farms. He farmed full-time for more than 30 years.

A member of Seneca County Farm Bureau for more than 40 years, he has served on the county Farm Bureau’s public policy, membership and policy development committees and was the youth adviser. From 1986 to 1998 he was employed as the organization director. Harrison has received membership campaign awards from Ohio Farm Bureau and served as a county delegate to the state annual meeting.

Harrison is active with the local Community Action Commission, serves on the board of trustees for Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria and is involved with St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Findlay.

He and his wife, Krista, are the parents of three grown children and have five grandchildren.

Ohio Farm Bureau is the state’s largest and most inclusive farm organization. Its mission is to forge a partnership between farmers and consumers. To learn more, visit ofbf.org.

This is a news release for use by journalists. Questions should be directed to Joe Cornely, 614-246-8230.

Editors: A high resolution photo of Mr. Harrison is available to accompany this story.